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Historical Markers in Centerville, California

 
Clickable Map of Alameda County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Alameda County, CA (674) Contra Costa County, CA (480) San Francisco County, CA (722) San Joaquin County, CA (142) San Mateo County, CA (191) Santa Clara County, CA (616) Stanislaus County, CA (120)  AlamedaCounty(674) Alameda County (674)  ContraCostaCounty(480) Contra Costa County (480)  (722) San Francisco City and County (722)  SanJoaquinCounty(142) San Joaquin County (142)  SanMateoCounty(191) San Mateo County (191)  SantaClaraCounty(616) Santa Clara County (616)  StanislausCounty(120) Stanislaus County (120)
Oakland is the county seat for Alameda County
Fremont is in Alameda County
      Alameda County (674)  
ADJACENT TO ALAMEDA COUNTY
      Contra Costa County (480)  
      San Francisco City and County (722)  
      San Joaquin County (142)  
      San Mateo County (191)  
      Santa Clara County (616)  
      Stanislaus County (120)  
 
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1 California, Alameda County, Fremont, Centerville — 246 — Pioneer Schoolhouse & Chapel
Approximately one mile west John M. Horner built the first American schoolhouse non-Catholic chapel in Centerville, Alameda County, 1850. Said to be the first Latter Day Saint Chapel in California. A small structure with three windows in the side . . . Map (db m26629) HM
2 California, Alameda County, Fremont, Centerville — The Beginnings of Centerville Presbyterian ChurchBy local historian Phil Homes
This is the site of the first, organized Protestant church known to have been in existence in the East Bay. At the meeting held June 4, 1853, nine people signed a petition requesting Reverend W.W. Brier to organize them into a church to be known . . . Map (db m232183) HM
3 California, Butte County, Centerville — Centerville Cemetery
Main Marker: Burials here date back to the early 1860’s but it was 1900 before the first cemetery association purchased the land from Theodore Willrich and started keeping records. In 1958 a few residents re-formed the organization which . . . Map (db m29709) HM
4 California, Butte County, Centerville — Centerville School
Erected in 1894 by C.H. Hintz this building was used continuously for school purposes until 1966 when due to unification, pupils were bussed into Chico. The first teacher was Miss Ada Woods. Cost of building was $600.Purchased by Centerville . . . Map (db m29692) HM
5 California, Fresno County, Centerville — 23 — Kings River - Centerville
Gabriel Moraga of the Spanish Army, on Jan. 6, 1806 camped near here on the banks of a river never before seen by white men. The day was Epiphany, commemorating the visit of the three kings of the East to the Christ Child. This holy day suggested a . . . Map (db m27833) HM
 
 
 
 
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Apr. 18, 2024